Netflix inches back the curtain on how subscribers stream

CNET | 3/7/2018 | Joan E. Solsman
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If you're always watching your Netflix on a tablet on the go, you might just be a Finnish preschooler.

Scott Mirer, Netflix's vice president of device partnerships, on Wednesday gave reporters a broad snapshot of how Netflix's global subscriber base is streaming by device type, country, mobile versus Wi-Fi connection, genre -- even by the type of content at certain times of certain days in certain countries.

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Netflix usage on mobile networks versus WiFi connections varies by country.

Netflix is secretive about how many people are watching its originals, much to the chagrin of traditional Hollywood. But during Labs Day, a press junket that brings journalists from more than 30 countries to its Los Gatos, California, headquarters for deep dives into its service -- Netflix littered its presentations with data about how its 117 million subscribers use the service.

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Globally throughout the day, Netflix users' streaming on mobile networks hovers near or below 25 percent of total streaming. But places like Finland are nearly an inverse of the norm: At certain points during the day, mobile usage approaches 75 percent of streaming compared...
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